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Evan Jolley Elected 79th Governor of Cornhusker Boys State

Millard North student elected by peers to serve as governor.

Governor Pete Ricketts Visits Boys State

The Governor addressed the delegates and answered their questions at mid-week session.

Let the Fun Begin

The 2019 session of Cornhusker Boys’ State is off to a great start!

Interview with 1987 CBS Governor John Maisch

1987 CBS Governor and Boys Nation Senator John Maisch reflects on his experience at Boys’ State.


Platforms Have Been Set

Platforms Have Been Set

Platforms for the Federalists and Nationalists parties have been set by membership.

Ready – Set – Campaign!

Ready – Set – Campaign!

Campaigning was in full swing at Harper Hall this afternoon. State and county primary campaigns and elections concluded this afternoon.

The “Red” Hug

The “Red” Hug

A hug three years ago seemed simple, but it was brought back up on Monday night.

Dr. Jo Inspires and Excites Joint Session

Dr. Jo Inspires and Excites Joint Session

“Elements of wellbeing include health and humor. The flight attendant reminds us to take care of ourselves before we help others. Therefore, healthy and active living should be daily Priorities”.
– Dr. Joanne Owens-Nausler

The Trouble with Flying Robots

The Trouble with Flying Robots

Drone journalism was the topic at this mornings session in Kimball Hall.  Professor Matt Waite of the UNL Drone Journalism Lab engaged delegates in lively discussion regarding the challenges and opportunities presented by drone technology.  The discussion touched on...
Town Historians Dig Up Past

Town Historians Dig Up Past

The 77th session of Boys State is beginning a new program – to uncover the past. At least one citizen from each of the 8 towns are known as the Historians and have began looking at their town’s namesake. The historians will also be conducting interviews...

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Flying Drones Presentation

Flying Drones Presentation

This article really sums up the importance of really coming together and understanding that technology is continuing to become more and more predominant in our lives today.

The Trouble With Flying Robots

Professor Matthew Waite of the UNL Drone Journalism Lab discusses challenges and opportunities facing drone technology.

Lobbyists and Political Action Committees

By: James Moseman, Gettysburg Tuesday morning was off to a great start as all Boys’ State citizens went our separate ways following the flag raising. Those in attendance at the Lobbying and Political Action Committees session were fortunate enough to hear from...

City Government and How it Works

By: James Moseman, Gettysburg The governing body of a city is made up of the City Council and the Mayor. With Boys’ State, as with many towns, the Mayor is non-voting member and is largely there to help guide the City Council through parliamentary procedure. The...
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